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Neighbourhood Watch Meeting – 15th September 2009

An interesting and productive meeting was held where many attended to meet our local Garda representatives. Some of the items discussed were, recorded crime in the area, the recently introduced, AND LOCALLY USED to good effect, ASBO, various burglar deterrance techniques and specifics on safe hiding places for valuables. New locks for standard front and patio doors is suggested as those currently in place have been proven to be easily defeated by burglars. The residents association has sourced these at a discount for members only. Contact Residents Association for details.

CLEAN-UP DAY - April 25th 2009

Estate Clean-up Day has come and gone again and we saw many people out that afternoon, doing their bit to make Griffeen Glen the nicest place to live in Lucan. The committee would like to thank all who made the effort, especially those who went above and beyond the call in their efforts. A little bit of weeding or sweeping, a touch of pruning, whatever you are up to, so long as you make the effort. REMEMBER even if you only do the front of your own home it makes a difference.

A pile of filled refuse sacks was to be seen at the entrances to the DRIVE, BOULEVARD, ROAD & AVENUE before being collected by the Council.


We will be planting Daffodil Bulbs around the bases of trees throughout the estate to give a bit of spring colour next year!

Please spare a small amount of time to assist in making YOUR estate a nicer place to live.

PUB QUIZ - Thursday the 23rd of October 2008.

The Annual Pub Quiz was on upstairs in the Penny Hill.

Despite the gale force winds and torrential rain our Pub Quiz had a fantastic turn out and was a great success.  Thanks to all for participating on the night and making it a fun filled night.  A big thank you to all our sponsors who supplied wonderful prizes for our raffle.  Pictures can be viewed in link below. Huge thanks to our sponsors

Finnstown House Hotel – Gym Membership
Boots – Luxury Hamper
Mc Cabes Pharmacy – Hamper
Pregos Restaurant – Meal for Two with Bottle of Wine
Superquinn – Fresh Food Hamper
Vibe Beauty Salon - Voucher
Di Bella Restaurant – Voucher
Case of Budweiser
Easons – 2 Bestseller
Woodies – Vouchers
Decorating Centre – Vouchers


You may have noticed that Graffiti is becoming an increasing problem at the entrances to our estate especially at the Avenue. We have learned that a special “Graffiti Task Force” has been set up by South Dublin County Council to deal with problem graffiti and we are currently pressing them to make our estate a priority. In the meantime please be vigilant and report any “artists” to the Gardaí.

The Committee are currently pressing An Post for the provision of a convenient Post Box. The most likely location will be in the new Griffeen Centre at the junction of Griffeen Road and Griffeen Avenue. PROVIDED BY AN POST

The Committee have been pressing South Dublin County Council for the provision of Litter Bins for the immediate area. 5 or 6 bins have been promised and are due for installation shortly. PROVIDED BY COUNCIL

The Committee have requested Dublin Bus to provide a Bus Shelter on Griffeen Road (outside Moyglas.)

Was held in December 2006 and 2007 at
Lucan Sports & Leisure Centre (2:00pm – 5:00pm) HUGE SUCCESS

Below is a .PDF of the new Griffeen Centre currently been built on the corner of Griffeen Road & Griffeen Avenue. NOW COMPLETED AND OPENED

PDF Document



Below you will find archived, online copies of some of the past Residents Association Newsletters.

The newsletters may take a few seconds to load so anyone with a slower internet connection should be patient.

Old newsletters and Minutes of AGM can be made available by contacting the Secretary on info@griffeenglen.org

Older newsletters may be available on request.

These are in Adobe Acrobat format.
You can get a free copy of Acrobat Reader by clicking the link below.